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Quote of the Day August 17, 2010

August 17, 2010

“Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.”
~ William Ellery Channing

Word of the Day

auteur (O-tuhr) noun
A filmmaker, such as a director, who has a distinct personal style and is involved in all aspects of movie-making, giving a film the unique imprint of the filmmaker.

Random Fact

Addiction: First meeting of Narcotics Anonymous was on August 17, 1953 in Southern California.

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One comment

  1. This is the BEST site. A quote, a word and a random fact. Now I’m inspired by Channing, slotting the first meeting of NA into my own very individual historical construct, and off to show off by using auteur in at least one sentence today.

    Thank you.



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